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TOMATO - Red Fig

TOMATO - Red Fig

OP Open Pollinated
HL Heirloom

(75 seeds)

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Turn back the clock to the 18th century and enjoy!

How do tomatoes get the name “Fig”? In the 18th century, when the only way to get winter tomatoes was to dry them, this was Read More

How do tomatoes get the name “Fig”? In the 18th century, when the only way to get winter tomatoes was to dry them, this was the popular variety to preserve. The fruits are small enough to eat whole in salads, and the interesting pear shape will add interest to your summer salads. Sweet and thin-skinned, Fig tomatoes are a pleasure to use in salads – provided you don’t snack them all up while picking. However, they are heavy bearers!

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Days to Harvest

80 days

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Watering

Medium

Plant Spacing

60-100cm

Plant Height

1.5-2m

Additional Features

Beds, Containers, Edible, Heirloom, Vines and Climbers

  • Product Details

    Common Name: TOMATO - Red Fig

    Seeds Per Packet: Approx 75

    Days to Harvest: 80 days

    Watering: Medium

    Plant Spacing: 60-100cm

    Row Spacing: 60sm

    Companion Plants: Marigolds are said to repel white fly and root knot nematode. Basil tastes great with tomato and is said to increase tomato yields when planted within 30cm whilst also repels flies and mosquitos.

    Additional Features: Beds, Containers, Edible, Heirloom, Vines and Climbers

    Scientific Name: Lycopersicon esculentum

    Germination Time: 7-14 days

    Position/Sunlight: Full Sun

    Plant Height: 1.5-2m

    Cool/Mountain Sow: Oct-Dec

    Arid Sow: Jul-Mar

    Temperate Sow: All Year

    Sub-Tropical Sow: Jul-Mar

    Tropical Sow: All Year

  • Growing Information

    How to Sow

    Tomatoes are best sown in trays about 6-8 weeks prior to the last frost. Sow seeds about 5mm deep and keep the soil temperature to about 20 celcius until germination. Once the plants have grown their second leaves the seedlings can be transplanted into larger individual pots. Keep the tomato seedlings in a warm sunny position and maintain moisture levels. When planting out, position the plants so that soil covers the entire stem up to the first leaves. This will increase root development and ensure a healthy strong plant. Plants should be placed in full sun and rich soil.

    How to Harvest

    Tomatoes ripened on the vine will be ready once they show their mature colour. The fruits can also be squeezed and should yield slightly when ripe. If frost occurs and temperatures drop late in the season all tomatoes can be picked. Tomatoes that do not ripen on the vine can be ripened indoors by being placed in a warm place out or direct sun.

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How to Sow

Tomatoes are best sown in trays about 6-8 weeks prior to the last frost. Sow seeds about 5mm deep and keep the soil temperature to about 20 celcius until germination. Once the plants have grown their second leaves the seedlings can be transplanted into larger individual pots. Keep the tomato seedlings in a warm sunny position and maintain moisture levels. When planting out, position the plants so that soil covers the entire stem up to the first leaves. This will increase root development and ensure a healthy strong plant. Plants should be placed in full sun and rich soil.

How to Harvest

Tomatoes ripened on the vine will be ready once they show their mature colour. The fruits can also be squeezed and should yield slightly when ripe. If frost occurs and temperatures drop late in the season all tomatoes can be picked. Tomatoes that do not ripen on the vine can be ripened indoors by being placed in a warm place out or direct sun.

Common Name: TOMATO - Red Fig

Seeds Per Packet: Approx 75

Days to Harvest: 80 days

Watering: Medium

Plant Spacing: 60-100cm

Row Spacing: 60sm

Companion Plants: Marigolds are said to repel white fly and root knot nematode. Basil tastes great with tomato and is said to increase tomato yields when planted within 30cm whilst also repels flies and mosquitos.

Additional Features: Beds, Containers, Edible, Heirloom, Vines and Climbers

Scientific Name: Lycopersicon esculentum

Germination Time: 7-14 days

Position/Sunlight: Full Sun

Plant Height: 1.5-2m

Cool/Mountain Sow: Oct-Dec

Arid Sow: Jul-Mar

Temperate Sow: All Year

Sub-Tropical Sow: Jul-Mar

Tropical Sow: All Year

2 reviews For TOMATO - Red Fig

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Andrew C.

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Nadia Arkhipkina

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